THE PEARL OF AFRICA
Uganda the pearl of Africa is the best destination in the wild to view mountain gorillas in their natural habitat called Bwindi impenetrable and Mgahinga gorilla national park.
Chimpanzee are viewed as follows; Kibale national park, Budongo forest- Murchison Falls national park, and Kyambura gorge-Queen Elizabeth Nationa
Uganda’s wildlife is very rich and is one of the countries that docks the big five game animals (Lions, Leopard, Buffalo, Elephants and Rhinos). The best spots for viewing the big 5 in Uganda are Queen Elizabeth National Park, Murchison Falls National Park, Kidepo Valley National Park and Lake Mburo National Park respectively.
Believed to be the second deepest lake in Africa, Lake Bunyonyi the wakanda lies in south-western part Uganda close to Rwandan border. At approximately 1,962 meters above sea level, this magical lake enjoys moderate temperatures all year round and the lake is usually cool in both the morning and evening hours. Majority of the tourists visit this lake after gorilla trekking in Bwindi impenetrable national park. Activities at this lake that has over 29 islands include fishing, canoeing, community walks and so many other activities that will keep the spark of a safari alive throughout your visit.
River Nile is commonly known as the longest river in the world with its source starting right from lake victoria–Uganda. The “Nile” word is a Greek word that means valley. The Nile provides activities like white water rafting for adventurous.
Murchison Falls, also referred to as the Kabalega Falls, is a waterfall that lies between Lake Kyoga and Lake Albert on River Nile in the Albertan rift valley. At the top of the explosive Murchison Falls, the water of the Nile forces its way through a gorge and plunges 7 meters down before flowing west to Lake Albert.
Uganda is among the most well-known birding destination in the whole of Africa. It has a diversity of bird species a number of which are not easily spotted in any other part of the African continent. There are several aquatic birds such as the White-faced Whistling, Spur-winged Plovers, Squacco Heron, Fish Eagle, Pink and white backed Pelicans, Long tailed Cormorants, African Jacana, Yellow backed Weavers, open-billed Stork, Water-Thick knee, Pied kingfishers, Wattled Plovers, the Black Crake and the Knob-billed Ducks and many more.
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